On March 20, 2024, President Joseph R. Biden Jr., granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Maine triggering the release of Federal funds to help individuals and communities recover from Sever Storms and Flooding that occurred January 9-13, 2024.  FEMA Declaration of Disaster: ME 4764 FS

Currently the Intergovernmental Affairs responsibility for your jurisdiction is being transitioned back to the Joint Field Office (JFO-ME) at close of business today, Wednesday, May 1, 2024.  As of this date, all questions, concerns, and inquiries should be directed to:

Carolyn Robinson-Tucker                               

FEMA Intergovernmental Affairs Manager 


Joint Field Office Operations

Email: Carolyn. Robinson-Tucker@FEMA.dhs.gov

(202) 706-2301

Following the March 20 Major Disaster Declaration, FEMA and the State of Maine have issued joint news releases guiding survivors impacted by the January 9-13, 2024 storms.  Listed below are related news releases and corresponding information.


SBA & FEMA Recovery Centers

Disaster Loans for Homeowners and Renters

Disaster Loans for Businesses and Non-Profits

Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Businesses and Non-Profits

Protect Against Future Disasters

Online Applications for FEMA or SBA Assistance Accepted Until June 4, 2024

May 20, 2024

The Deadline to Apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance is May 20, 2024

May 17, 2024

To Qualify For Assistance, You Must Apply With FEMA

May 1, 2024

What To Expect After You Apply For FEMA Assistance

April 30, 2024

Continued Temporary Housing Assistance: It's Here If You Need It

April 25, 2024

Disaster Assistance For Privately-Owned Docks, Ports, and Wharfs

April 24, 2024

FEMA Funding Can Assist Everyone Who is Eligible

April 24, 2024

One-Month Recovery Snapshot:  More Than 338 Households Helped, More Than $1.45 Million in Support

April 22, 2024

Disaster Field Operations Center East

April 19, 2024

FEMA May Help with Recovery Expenses Already Paid

April 18, 2024

Disaster Assistance for Privately Owned Roads and Bridges

April 17, 2024

Group Flood Insurance Policy Fact Sheet

April 16, 2024

Beware of Fraud and Scams

April 15, 2024

How To Appeal FEMA's Decision

April 12, 2024

Private Property Debris Removal

April 11, 2024

Assistance Available for Vehicles Damaged by the Severe Storms and Flooding in Maine

April 10, 2024

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Cumberland County

April 10, 2024

Damaged Furnace, Well or Septic System?  FEMA Can Help

April 9, 2024

If you live in Cumberland, Hancock, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo, Washington, or York counties and lost access to water because a private well or septic system was damaged, or if your furnace or heating system was damaged by the severe storms and flooding that took place January 9-13, 2024, you may be eligible for financial assistance under FEMA's Individuals and Households Program.

Understanding Your FEMA Letter

April 4, 2024

On April 4, 2024, the State of Maine and FEMA issued a joint News Release- NR-005, "Understanding Your FEMA Letter," regarding applications submitted by survivors for assistance from FEMA for the January 9-13, 2-24 storms.  This April 4 News Release contains important information for survivors, especially those who received a letter explaining ineligibility from an application status review -- in some cases the survivor may only need to submit additional information or supporting documentation for FEMA to continue processing the survivor's application. 

This corresponding video has been created to assist: https://youtu.be/M1a6lYO5hgY

How to Apply for FEMA Assistance After the January 9-13, 2024, Severe Storms and Flooding

March 26, 2024

Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance VIDEO

Individuals and Households Program

March 22, 2024 

FEMA Declaration of Disaster: ME 4764 FS

March 20, 2024

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